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“Dale and I never served as companions but we served in ajoining areas and spent many trade offs together. One time while serving together we ate a...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Al Geisler - Twin Lake, MI

“Shari, so sorry to hear that Dale passed away. My Charlie passed away in 1999 and we were both so fond of you and Dale. Lots of good memories on...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Diana Rogers - TX

“So sorry to hear of Dale's passing. He was James's boss for many years and a great friend. Dale's memory will live forever. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: James, Bessie and Juliana Green - TX

“Dear Shari and Family, We are so saddened by Dale's passing. It's hard to imagine the neighborhood without him driving around to chat and check on...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Coleen Toone - Orem, UT

“My condeleneces to the Stones. Dale was a good friend to me & a biker buddy. I remember his many stories, great BBQ , and friendship. Sure was a...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Todd bishop - Orem - Friend

“Dale was a very good friend of mine in high school. We were golf teammates--Dale was a team star and leader--and just buddies with lots of mutual...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Guy Wellborn - Austin, TX


Dale G. Stone passed away on Monday, May 28, 2012 due to heart complications.

He was born February 26, 1948 in Houston, Texas to Etoile Manning Stone and Joseph Hyrum Stone.

He married Shari Fairbanks in the Los Angeles Temple on June 7, 1969.

Dale grew up in Houston, Texas, attended Brigham Young University, and served as a missionary for the LDS church in the Great Lakes Mission.

After college, Dale and Shari settled in Alvin, Texas, and he was a firefighter for the Houston Fire Department.
He then partnered with his brother-in-law, Melvin Hopkins, to form South Houston Concrete Pipe Company where he spent the remainder of his career.

Dale, Shari, and children moved to Utah in 1990 while continuing to commute to Texas to manage the business.

Dale lived a very active life. He loved spending time with his family at their bay house, and more recently in St. George. He enjoyed many hobbies including fishing, golfing, boating, but most of all his love of riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. This last year Dale became a proud member of the Kiwanis club. Dale had such a love for life. He cherished his many friendships and never met a stranger.

He is survived by his loving wife, Shari. His sisters, JoLynn and Melvin Hopkins, and Jan and Bruce Williams. His five children, Matthew Stone, Amy and Phil Dean, Jennifer and Ryan Napierski, Mark and Haley Stone, Drew Stone, as well as his nineteen grand children.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the LDS Cascade 3rd Ward Chapel, 1051 East 200 North, Orem, Utah. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, May 30th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 East 800 North, Orem, Utah and on Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church.